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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 157° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.4"945.12 miwest0° 06' 39.2"7.63 minorth945.45 mi
24 hours14° 03' 37.4"923.06 mieast3° 10' 26.3"218.27 minorth956.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 2:04 PM371 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 2:04 PM888 km552 miles479 nmEast E
AlofiFri 1:04 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:04 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 1:04 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 1:04 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 2:04 PM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 1:04 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:04 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:04 PM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmNorthwest NW
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